This morning, Young District Medical Centre confirmed that a positive case of COVID-19 has been detected in Young.

A Facebook post by the medical centre stated “Whilst we await a public announcement at 11am, we wish to advise a positive case has been reported in Young.”

“We strongly urge residents to take advantage of the additional testing clinics today in Young at the Town Hall and also at the Showground.”

Murrumbidgee Local Health District are expected to make an official announcement later today.

More information will be provided when it becomes available.